Regardless of your computer experience, this one-hour webinar will help you become more aware of technology-related risks and what you can do to protect yourself and your organization from them. This course will help you to:
- Understand security compliance needs and requirements.
- Recognize and avoid phishing and other social engineering.
- Recognize and avoid viruses, ransomware, and other malware.
- Help ensure data security on computers, mobile devices, networks, the Internet, and in the cloud.
In this course, you will use discussions, case studies, and the experiences of your instructor and fellow students to explore the hazards and pitfalls of technology and learn how to use that technology safely and securely.
Lesson 1: Identifying the Need for Security
Topic A: Identify Security Compliance Requirements
Topic B: Recognize Social Engineering and Avoid Phishing and Other Attacks
Lesson 2: Securing Devices
Topic A: Maintain Physical Security of Devices
Topic B: Use Passwords for Security
Topic C: Protect Your Data
Topic D: Identify and Mitigate Viruses, Ransomware, and Other Malware
Topic E: Use Wireless Devices Securely
Lesson 3: Using the Internet Securely
Topic A: Browse the Web Safely
Topic B: Use Email Securely
Topic C: Use Social Networking Securely
Topic D: Use Cloud Services Securely
In this course, you will identify many of the common risks involved in using conventional end-user technology, as well as ways to use it safely, to protect yourself from those risks. You will:
- Identify the need for security.
- Secure devices like desktops, laptops, smartphones, and more.
- Use the Internet securely.
Each student will receive a digital copy of the CyberSAFE course materials as well as a microcredential that students receive after passing an online exam. This credential is valid for one year and demonstrates to their employer and their cybersecurity insurance that they are CyberSAFE.
This webinar will be led by Instructor Jon O'Keefe, AKA Jedi Jon from Logical Operations.
A Zoom invite will be sent to attendees prior to the webinar.
PrerequisitesTo ensure your success in this course, you should have experience with the basic use of conventional end-user technology, including desktop, laptop, or tablet computers; mobile phones; and basic Internet functions, such as web browsing and email.
*Academic Unit eligibility to be determined by college/university in which you are enrolled in a degree seeking program.